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Important Information

  • Need homework help? Homework club is on Wednesdays from 2:30-4:00 in Ms. DeRobbio’s room and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 pm in Mr. Harju’s room. Get support (and snacks!) from teachers and tutors.
  • Interested in Philosophy and earning college credit? Sign up for the Sac City Philosophy 300 class (TTH 3:00-4:20 pm) at Da Vinci! Applications available from your counselor. Class starts January 13th—don’t delay!
    Description: This course uses critical thinking techniques to analyze and evaluate the positions, arguments, and methods of different thinkers as expressed in primary texts. Typical topics include human freedom, the belief in God, the nature and limits of scientific knowledge, the basis of moral judgments, natural rights, and the nature of the State.
  • SENIORS: The first step in receiving student financial aid for college is filling out the FAFSA application.  Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov to complete the application by  March 2. The the earlier you submit the application, the more aid you may qualify for! See your counselor about the financial aid process and for help completing the FAFSA.
  • SENIORS: Don’t forget to send your official SAT/ACT scores directly to the schools to which you’re applying.
  • SENIORS: If you’re applying to colleges using the Common Application, PLEASE add your counselor to your app. Here’s the info you need:
    • Join Mrs. Roper and Ms. Strand in Ms. Gist’s room. Bring your lunch and your computer to get all of your college questions answered!